The Best Hotels in Pachuca, Mexico

Catch a soccer game or enjoy a romantic weekend in Pachuca
Catch a soccer game or enjoy a romantic weekend in Pachuca | Courtesy of Hotel Gamma Pachuca / Expedia

Hidalgo’s state capital, Pachuca, is a less-traveled but nevertheless compelling destination in the center of Mexico. Home of Mexican soccer and ubiquitous paste meat pies, there is plenty to see and do on a weekend trip. Book into one of its best hotels with Culture Trip.

1. Hotel Emily

Hotel

Hotel Emily
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For a little home comfort, Hotel Emily is an old-school-style inn in the heart of Pachuca’s historic center. Rooms feature crisp linens and deep blue accent walls, and there are plenty of modern amenities. The gym is worth popping into if only for the lofty views over town, and there are spa services available if you need a little pampering. Leave enough time to visit nearby sights like the Reloj Monumental de Pachuca and the Museo de la Fotografía.

2. Camino Real Pachuca

Chain Hotel

Camino Real Pachuca
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You can’t miss the Camino Real Pachuca, with its impressive curved exterior. This place lends itself to both vacationers and business travelers, with a long list of amenities including wifi, a business center, a meeting space, a coffee shop, luggage storage and even babysitting services. The rooms are modern, with sunny bursts of orange running throughout the property. The junior suites have floor-to-ceiling windows with some offering views of the neighboring park.

3. Casa al Aire

Boutique Hotel

Casa al Aire
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With a cozy, welcoming vibe, the Casa al Aire is definitely not your run-of-the-mill hotel. No two rooms are the same; some come with hot tubs and some with balconies, but all are decorated with a soft antique look that speaks of romance and relaxation. Exposed stone walls and beamed ceilings add to the rustic feel of things. Travelers praise the amenities here, with free parking, wifi, indoor pool, on-site restaurant and garden.

5. Esduma HK Hotel Pachuca

Boutique Hotel

Esduma HK Hotel Pachuca
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From the get-go, Esduma HK Hotel Pachucha impresses with its quirky facade. Rooms in this modern five-storey building are dressed in shades of grey, with slick furnishings and clean lines. The restaurant serves up artfully designed dishes that fit with the surroundings, and there is an innovative menu on offer masterminded by globetrotting Italian chef Franco Maddalozzo. The hotel is conveniently located between the historic downtown and Hidalgo Stadium, home of C.F. Pachuca.

6. Casa Basalto

Boutique Hotel

Casa Basalto
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Looking to explore the area around Pachuca? Then check into this chic boutique hotel and sign up for one of the many excursions on offer. Opt for a day trip to visit the 16th-century Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque or the magical town of Tepoztlán. Once back at the hotel, you can savor the comfortable surroundings and dig into a Mexican feast at the restaurant. The hotel prides itself on being eco-conscious, and all of the ingredients are locally sourced. The property also makes use of solar power and water-saving technologies.

7. Misión Pachuca

Chain Hotel

Misión Pachuca
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If you’re a sucker for design, you’ll love this hotel. Its housed within a modern steel and glass structure, and there’s an enormous atrium at the center of things. Couples give this place top marks, highlighting the spacious and spotless rooms, and the heated swimming pool is another highlight for many. If you can pry yourself away from the pool and relaxation area, the Football Museum Hall of Fame and a shopping center are close by, and Pachuca’s historic center is just 15 minutes away.

8. Hotel Gamma Pachuca

Chain Hotel

Hotel Gamma Pachuca
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Dressed with manicured gardens, this hotel offers a taste of country living with the convenience of the city. Rooms are clean and spacious, and some have in-room whirlpools looking out over the grounds. The property is located at the entrance to the city and next to the oldest golf course in the country, so you can pop over for a round or two during your stay. On-site perks include 24-hour room service, a bar, restaurant, swimming pool and gym. There are also two meeting rooms and office facilities for business travelers.

9. Alondra Hotel Boutique

Boutique Hotel

Alondra Hotel Boutique
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Take a step back in time at this delightful hotel dating back to the 1800s that was originally inhabited by English miners. The rooms have a cozy feel, with exposed beamed ceilings, plush fabrics and antique-style furniture. The property is located in the small mining town of Real del Monte, just outside Pachuca, with quaint architecture aplenty and mountainous scenery beyond. Be sure to ask for a room with a balcony so you can soak up the views.

Kylie Madry contributed additional reporting to this article.

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